Sophia Lee

When the Bible doesn’t offer Dating 101

Relationships | Why are we so eager for a guidebook to romantic relationships?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/12/18, 03:53 pm

I’ve figured out a quick and easy way for WORLD to instantly boost its following from Christian millennials. 

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Americans aboard

Movies | Despite clunky storytelling and amateur acting, The 15:17 to Paris offers a patriotic account of three Americans who became international heroes
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/09/18, 05:07 pm

You know how movies sometimes plant seemingly irrelevant objects or ideas in an early scene, only to later whip them out to play a central role during the climax? That’s called foreshadowing, and certain films, such as the James Bond movies, employ that plot device in subtle and effective ways. Not so in The 15:17 to Paris, a biographical thriller produced and directed by Clint Eastwood about the 2015 Thalys train attack in Europe.

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How to be a good Buddha

Religion | As with other non-Christian religions, ‘practice really hard’
by Sophia Lee
Posted 1/22/18, 04:22 pm

My best friend in Singapore, Jingwen, was a Buddhist. I still remember the three incense sticks sticking out of a red altar by the door to her apartment. Sometimes, I would catch Jingwen’s grandmother step out of the house carrying fresh incense sticks, the tips glowing coal-red and unfurling a pungent, woody odor. She would hold the incense sticks up to her chest with both hands and bow before the altar several times, praying for luck and health. 

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